Cybercrime Substantive Offences, Cybercrime and Digital Investigations Workshop for Prosecutors with the Office of the Director Public Prosecutions of Uganda

Uganda adopted a number of cyber laws in 2011, including the Computer Misuse Act, to protect users from bad actors and to regulate e-commerce. These laws, however, remain largely unimplemented due to capacity constraints of both law enforcement and prosecutors. To facilitate capacity building, the AGA-Africa Programme collaborated with the Office of the Director Public […]

Wildlife Crime Investigative Techniques Workshop with the Uganda Wildlife Authority in collaboration with the Wildlife Investigators Training Alliance and the Natural Resources and Conservation Network, Uganda

Humans and wildlife are interdependent. Humans derive from wildlife subsistence, shelter, culture traditions, economic development and sustainability. Unfortunately, poaching of natural resources and the illegal wildlife trade are destroying Uganda’s biodiversity and threatening the integrity of the fragile ecosystems and the Ugandan people. To stem wildlife crime through enhanced wildlife crime investigative techniques, the AGA-Africa […]

Cybersecurity and Anti-Money Laundering Workshop in collaboration with the Aviation Police and Uganda Civil Aviation Authority

Technology presents tremendous potential in bringing economic competitiveness and growth in Uganda and Africa. However, criminal actors have used the same technology for their nefarious ends. Transnational crimes like cybercrime and money laundering are rampant in Uganda and have adverse negative effects on the economy. It is critical for law enforcement officers to be empowered […]

Effective Investigation and Prosecution of Gender-Based Violence Offence Workshop in collaboration with Uganda Police

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) affects both genders although it disproportionately affects women and girls. Most cases, however, remain under-reported as it is clouded in shame and most investigation techniques have proven to be ineffective and further re-traumatize the victims. Against this backdrop, AGA-Africa in collaboration with the Uganda Police, held a two-day training on […]

Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop with Aviation Police and Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”0dr4lt4fw” animation_delay=”0″] Human trafficking, a modern form of slavery, has become a major global problem. According to a UNODC Report, the most common form of human trafficking is sexual exploitation (79%) followed by forced labour (18%), with traffickers targeting the poor and vulnerable members of society. The Trafficking in Persons Report from 2020 […]

Uganda Law Society hosts AML and Cybercrime Symposium, Uganda

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”0dr4lt4fw” animation_delay=”0″] AGA-Africa participated in the Anti-Money Laundering and Cybercrime Symposium hosted by the Uganda Law Society that took place on 6th – 7th May 2021 in Uganda. The Symposium was graced by Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, Pheona Wall, Uganda Law Society President, Markus Green, […]

The Aviation Police and the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority collaborate with AGA-Africa for an Anti-Human Trafficking and Anti-Money Laundering Workshop

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”0dr4lt4fw” animation_delay=”0″] Uganda is a critical regional hub for transnational crime networks since it sits at the heart of important routes that are not only responsible for trafficking of persons, but increasingly, drugs, money laundering, financing terrorism and facilitating of trafficking in wildlife. While the country has regulations regarding money laundering like the […]

AGA-Africa organizes Cybercrime Electronic Evidence Workshop in Rwanda and Uganda

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] East African Community member states have individual regulations regarding cybercrimes and use of electronic evidence. Given the notable challenges, there is a need to build capacity in the investigation, prosecution and judicial offices to enable effective administration of justice where these matters are involved. The states also have laws governing economic crimes. Sadly, […]

Cyber/Digital Evidence/Forensics For Counter Terrorism Investigations And Prosecutions, Entebbe, Uganda

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] Terrorism with its ever changing and evolving nature is one of the serious Transnational Security Threats (TSTs) that affects Africa.  The Internet and Social Media technologies are used to facilitate terrorist activities, such as recruitment, communications, radicalization, training, financing, incitement, preparation, planning, and collection information through secret chat rooms, encrypted Internet messages boards, […]

Forensic Crimes, Cybercrimes & Electronic Evidence and Data Protection Workshop, Kampala, Uganda

As the global cybercrimes incidences increase in number and severity, application of forensic science and electronic evidence to aid in the recovery and investigation of the material on digital media and networks continues to gain popularity among law enforcement agencies. AGA-AAP in collaboration with the KTA Advocates held a two-day workshop on Forensic Evidence, Electronic […]